22 killed in UP mishaps
Lucknow, Mar 25 (UNI) At least 22 people including four children have been killed and 24 others injured in separate incidents in Uttar Padesh in the last 24 hrs.
A report from Kanpur said at least six people died on the spot when an overloaded jeep collided with a truck in Suhail area of the adjoining Auraiyya district today.
Police said a person was also injured.
Senior cops had reached the spot.
Three people in two separate incidents including a brother-sister duo drowned this morning under Bagni area of Sonebhadra district.
Meanwhile, two men were run over by a speeding truck in Robertsganj -- the headquarters of Sonebhadra district.
Nine labourers were also injured when a tractor trolley overturned in the district.
Four people including two relatives were killed and 13 others injured in two road accidents in Agra last night.
A report from Ferozabad said three people -- Virendra Gupta (45), his daughter Golu and Sanjay Gupta -- travelling in a SUV died when the vehicle collided with a stationary truck near Bacchu Baba Ashram.
In another incident, a 35-year-old man died after he was hit by an unidentified vehicle while crossing road in Kamlapur on the Lucknow-Delhi national highway in Sitapur.
A motorcyclist was killed and the pillion riding youth grievously wounded when they were hit by a jeep under Vindhyachal area of Mirzapur district.
Meanwhile, a cyclist lost his life when a heavy vehicle hit him under Gokul area of Hardoi district.
Similarly, 12-year-old Pooja died instantly after being hit by a truck at Safdargunj area of Barabanki district.
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